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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (November 2017)

Time for one of our favorite top 10 lists of the month: the reader favorite videos.

Here are the 10 most watched videos we shared in November, 2017.

Thanks for watching, commenting and sharing.

Tim Akers & The Smoking Section: Uptown Funk

1. Tim Akers & The Smoking Section: Uptown Funk

Tim Akers & The Smoking Section is a group of stellar musicians in Nashville, anchored by bassist Gary Lunn. “The band is made up of some of the best session guys in Nashville…

James Brown (Featuring Bootsy Collins): Live on Italian TV, 1971

2. James Brown (Featuring Bootsy Collins): Live on Italian TV, 1971

This one should get you moving! Check out the 18-year-old Bootsy Collins backing up James Brown and the Original JB’s for a performance on Italian television in 1971. Funky!

Steve Di Giorgio: Bass Playthrough of Gone In April’s “As Hope Welcomes Death”

3. Steve Di Giorgio: Bass Playthrough of Gone In April’s “As Hope Welcomes Death”

Six-string fretless bass beast Steve Di Giorgio always brings the heat. Here’s his latest with a playthrough of “As Hope Welcomes Death” by Gone In April. Di Giorgio tears through the song, bringing serious tenacity to the low end. Be sure to check out the drum and bass breaks starting at 5:22…

Zander Zon: Thunderstruck

4. Zander Zon: Thunderstruck

The news of Malcolm Young’s passing shocked the music world. Zander Zon pays tribute to the guitarist and band with this new solo bass arrangement of “Thunderstruck”…

Sons Of Apollo: Lost in Oblivion

5. Sons Of Apollo: Lost in Oblivion

Sons Of Apollo are back with another video from their album, Psychotic Symphony, which once again features the double-neck theatrics of Billy Sheehan and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, along with Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian, and Jeff Scott Soto. Here’s the track, “Lost in Oblivion”…

Matt La Maida: Superstition

6. Matt La Maida: Superstition

Matt La Maida messaged me with a new, killer bass arrangement he worked out. This time around, Matt takes on Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition,” with lots of bass goodness and other effects…

Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #4 – Harmonics & Chords

7. Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #4 – Harmonics & Chords

Here’s another great entry in Stuart Clayton’s popular “Bass Lick of the Week” series. “This week’s exercise is a slow bass groove that combines harmonics with fretted bass notes to create chords,” Stuart shared. “The inspiration for this piece was Jaco Pastorius’s renowned composition ‘Portrait of Tracy’”…

John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet: Live at Jazzfest Bonn

8. John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet: Live at Jazzfest Bonn

Kevin sent me this video a few days ago, and I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve watched it. Here’s John Patitucci and his Electric Guitar Quartet performing at Jazzfest Bonn earlier this year. And it is stellar…

Thundercat: NPR Tiny Desk Concert

9. Thundercat: NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Thundercat has a style all his own. His playing is unbelievable and his songs are earworms. That’s evidenced on his recent NPR Tiny Desk Concert from October. With bandmates Dennis Hamm, Justin Brown, and Miguel Antwood Ferguson, the bassist plays through three tracks from his album, Drunk: “Lava Lamp,” “Friend Zone,” and “Them Changes”…

Tony Senatore: Shapla

10. Tony Senatore: Shapla

Tony Senatore is a 12-string bass expert, which is why he released his DVD, A 12-string Bass X-ploration several years ago. Diving into lessons on how to utilize the instrument in bass and melodic functions, the footage also includes three music videos…

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